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Manchester Orchestra – Angel Of Death Lyrics

Angel Of Death Lyrics – Manchester Orchestra

Driving with the angel of death
I pass by your old apartment
Sniffing up the pills you left
Inside the limousine

Nobody could tell me how far
You said “we’ll stop to read each tea leaf”
Nobody could tell me how long
Just pacing patiently

I arrive, in the form of a radical being
You arrive, but the story can never be told

(It’s harder now to hold you)

Sleeping with the angel of death
I still find you in my shadow
Learning how the mirror reflects
I lose myself in you

I was told it wouldn’t be long
“Life’s a basket full of cravings”
Better than the evil you know
Repeat yourself in me

You arrive, on the hood of your step father’s Lincoln
The surprise, and I couldn’t remember the words
I’m on fire, and the guilt’s doing all of the thinking
I’m alive, but it isn’t the same as before

Slowly we become a single mold
Watching as my skin becomes your skin and starts to hold

I was told that there’s a wonder in the place our bodies go
Driving ’round the sins of both my lives will keep you cold

I deserve it, I’ve been stalling, I’ve been selfish, I’ve been wrong
Finally I heard my name, the absolution called

Now I need it, now I crave the writing burned into the wall
Sitting in your hands to watch the ending of it all

I arrive, in the eyes of my grandfather’s daughter
In the light, but I couldn’t remember your words
I survived, and the guilt’s falling off me in pieces
I’m alive, and it isn’t the same as before

I thought this time I might just walk away from you
If I’m the thief and you’re the proof, its pain to choose

It felt like a first, but it wasn’t new
It felt like a sin, it was more like a noose

It’s harder now to hold ya
It’s harder now to hold ya

I’m ashamed, lost my decree, it paid to lose
The first of sixty thousand hours obsessed with you
It wasn’t a lie, but it wasn’t the truth
I tried blaming me, ended up blaming you

It’s harder now to hold ya
It’s harder now to hold ya
It’s harder now to hold ya
It’s harder now to hold ya